KENT CITY–It took a little while for the Kent City Eagles girls basketball team to get its offense going on Friday. 

But when they did, the result was a 64-31 victory over the Reed City Coyotes in a Central State Athletic Association matchup. It was the Eagles’ 10th straight victory.

The visiting Coyotes led 8-7 after the first eight minutes. From then on, it was all Kent City with the 1-2 offensive punch of senior Lexie Bowers and junior Maddie Geers. The Eagles canned 11 3-pointers.

Bowers scored a game-high 23 points, added 10 rebounds, six steals and four assists. Geers tossed in 17 points, had six steals and five rebounds.

Kent City racked up a 24-7 scoring advantage during the second stanza to take a 31-15 halftime lead.

The Eagles extended that lead to 43-23 by the end of the third period with a 12-8 scoring edge.

Kent City finished the final eight minutes with a 19-8 scoring margin.

Other key contributors for Kent City included Savannah Miller with eight points and Hailey Kamphuis with seven points, five assists and two blocked shots.

Molly Bowman led Reed City with 12 points.
Kent City (11-2, 5-0) will head to Big Rapids on Tuesday to face the Cardinals with first place in the CSAA on the line.
Photos are courtesy of Krisha Wainright